Comedian Orlando Baxter keeps the crowd laughing

Students packed into the lower level seating at D.L. Ligon Coliseum to see comedian Orlando Baxter on Aug. 22. The Office of Student Development and Orientation hosted the comedy event as part of the Mustang Roundup festivities for incoming freshman. Ruby Arriaga, student development and … [Read more...]

Talent show to be held on March 25

The Sri Lankan Students' organization (SSO) is hosting a talent show on March 25. Starting at 6 p.m. at Akin Auditorium there will be numerous acts including a martial arts routine, a tribal dance and a Sri Lankan native dance. "We really want to display the diversity that MSU has to offer. We … [Read more...]

Racial issues ascend from “Get Out”

Ever since the movie was released Feb. 24, people have been giving their opinion about the racial anxiety given that African-Americans are being portrayed as "slaves" and Caucasians as "having it easy." Making the movie "Get Out" more controversial than other horror films. “It depends on the … [Read more...]

Camp Chaparral: A hidden gem

Substantial entertainment is a rarity in Wichita Falls, particularly for international students that come from festive, fun-filled milieus'. For those looking to amp up the adrenaline in their life, there is a silver lining. Nestled between Iowa Park and Wichita Falls on 130 acres of semi-wooded, … [Read more...]

Ensemble’s take on Star Wars

Grab your lightsabers and your favorite Wookie for the upcoming wind ensemble’s Star Wars themed concert Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in Akin Auditorium. “This is probably the hardest thing they have ever played,” said Matthew Luttrell, director of bands. “It’s without a doubt the most difficult thing, … [Read more...]

Student artwork chosen to market research forum

A poster by Krysten Farrier, art freshman, and a postcard design by Aaron Campbell, art junior, were chosen as marketing tools for the Celebration of Scholarship, honoring the research of students and faculty. The students made their designs as part of a project in their Computers for Artists … [Read more...]

UPB poetry night to feature professional talent

Students will have the opportunity this Thursday, Feb. 26, at 8:30 p.m. to see mass communication junior Brett Lincoln and Florida's word smith Roderick Borisade, better known as Odd?Rod, perform in the Clark Student Center Atrium as one of the University Programming Board's last Black History Month … [Read more...]

Vagina Monologues opens to full house

About 120 people attended MSU Theater's production of The Vagina Monologues Feb. 13-14 in the Fain Fine Arts Center Theater. The Friday night show sold out and extra chairs were brought in to accommodate additional audience members. The play featured nine monologues delivered by an all-female … [Read more...]

“Wiley and the Hairy Man”

During rehearsals for "Wiley and the Hairy Man", Houston Pokorny, sophomore in theater, and Rachel Bullard, junior in theater, perform part of a handshake. Zac Binx, junior in theater, was the lead before breaking his big toe. Pokorny was selected to replace Binx as the lead. Binx said,"Houston was … [Read more...]

Comedian Ryan Reiss gets the laughs

Continuously interacting with the audience, comedian Ryan Reiss had one goal in mind as part of the university programming board’s Homecoming-week opener Oct. 15 — he wanted to make people laugh. “At times he came off as a racist, egomaniacal, sexist, anti-Semitic, Nazi Mormon,” Brighton Changa, … [Read more...]